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Arbitrage Pictures is a Toronto-based production company with a focus on independent film. It also provides services specializing in business affairs and production finance. Arbitrage Pictures is proud to work in association with Scythia Films and Good Question Media.


Neil Mathieson, president and founder of Arbitrage Pictures, is a Canadian/American producer. Recent credits include Executive Producer on So Much Tenderness, directed by Lina Rodriguez and Slashback, directed by Nyla Innuksuk. See his full filmography here


Previously; Neil was Manager of International Sales and Business Affairs at Mongrel Media where he worked on such award-winning titles as Menashe (A24), The Tale (HBO), and Maudie (Sony Pictures Classics).


Prior to that he was a Senior Analyst at Global Incentives administering over $250M in tax credits on over 50 Films and TV shows. Projects include The Revenant (New Regency), American Hustle (Annapurna), Hannibal TV Series (Gaumont).

Neil graduated from The University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor in Business Administration. He is currently also an Executive Producer with Scythia FIlms and Good Question Media.

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